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October 24, 2013
Participants eat a meal Monday provided by the Atwater senior dining program. The nutrition service is overseen by Lutheran Social Services, which is celebrating 40 years of providing senior meals. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Volunteers keep Atwater’s senior dining program alive
October 24, 2013 - 11:35pm
July 19, 2013
Joan Marcus, left, and Linda Friedlein, sisters from Willmar, talk Friday about their many years of working as Sonshine volunteer coordinators. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Sonshine provides different experience to volunteers
July 19, 2013 - 11:50pm
April 30, 2013
Litchfield volunteers to start playground work on Lake Ripley beach, volunteers welcome
April 30, 2013 - 2:25pm
March 21, 2013
Pam Larson, from left, Lillie Berczyk and Jackie Saulsbury sit on a panel Thursday of United Way volunteers during a community review day of United Way distributions at the First Baptist Church in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Willmar, Minn., volunteers examine United Way distributions
March 21, 2013 - 11:44pm
August 13, 2012
Volunteers, cool weather made the fair a success
August 13, 2012 - 12:00am
Joy Yerrick of Minneapolis, left, gets her foot taped Thursday by Jean Boyum of Echo after suffering a minor injury at Sonshine. Hundreds of people volunteer their time each year at the Christian music festival, with those working the medical tent treating as many as 800 people during the four-day event. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Volunteers at medical tent see their share of Sonshiners
July 13, 2012 - 2:15am
April 10, 2012
Willmar Food Shelf receives record donations during annual food drive
April 10, 2012 - 10:14am
January 30, 2012
Todd and Nici Ahrenholz of Willmar hone their dancing skills Sunday afternoon  at the YMCA where the competing couples are rehearsing for the upcoming "Dancing With Our Stars" benefit for the Willmar Senior Network. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
'Dancing With Our Stars' coming in March in Willmar, Minn.
January 30, 2012 - 12:00am
October 11, 2011
Walt's Car Wash on Saturday held an all-day fundraiser for the Cancer Center at Rice Hospital. Cancer Center director Barb Hoeft said Walt's provided food, prizes and the accommodations. "All we had to do was bring our staff; this was awesome," she said. This business-sponsored fundraiser is a good example of the charitable giving that goes on with little fanfare or recognition. The Willmar Lakes Area Chamber honors about two dozen local businesses annually for participating in Minnesota Business Gives, ...
Even through recession, local businesses donate generously to community causes
October 11, 2011 - 12:00am
February 5, 2011
Dental hygienist Renee Johnson, left, examines Najma Ismael as Najma's sisters, Yasmin, second from left, and Safi, watch Friday at the Rice Regional Dental Clinic. Najma is being held by her father Omor Ismael. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Volunteers, Rice Regional Dental Clinic team up to help
February 5, 2011 - 12:00am
December 15, 2010
YMCA needs volunteers for New Year's celebration
December 15, 2010 - 12:00am
November 23, 2010
Pearl McPhail, from left, Jackie Hinderks and Agnes Hanson apply icing to holiday cookies Monday at Rice Care Center in Willmar. Volunteers joined the residents of the nursing home as part of a United Way of West Central Minnesota initiative to promote community involvement among emerging young leaders. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Community volunteers help Rice Care Center residents decorate cookies for holiday season
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
September 26, 2010
A group of local volunteers sew bags for veterans to use on their wheel chairs and walkers during a Sew-a-thon held Saturday, September 25, 2010 at the Willmar Community Center
Sew-a-thon Held at Willmar Community Center
September 26, 2010 - 4:33pm
August 19, 2010
Initiative turning to those who make big difference
August 19, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2010
Laura Dunlavy, right, a staff member with Willmar Community Education, and Ivonne Amaya Calleros, 11, paint the block walls Thursday at the storm shelter at Regency Estates West in Willmar. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Storm shelter gets a splash of color, care of local youth
July 24, 2010 - 12:00am
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